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Plz I need a neurologist to answer me my 3 years old boy diagnosed by speech pthologist with childhood apraxia of speech. What tests do you recommand?

Plz I need a neurologist to answer me my 3 years old boy diagnosed by speech pthologist with childhood apraxia of speech. What tests do you recommand?

MRI of brain, maybe: The first thing I would recommend would be a thorough neurological evaluation of the child. This will identify any evidence of a central nervous system injury such as stroke or other brain insult. If there is a suspicion of brain damage for any reason then, an MRI may be helpful. Also, according to history and other factors certain genetic disorders or syndromes may be considered and tested for. ...Read more

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Apraxia (Definition)

Apraxia refers to several concepts. One is where motor or cognitive tasks cannot be done even when comprehension and physical capacity to perform are present, often referring to acquired difficulties, sometimes inborn. The term may be used to describe problems seen in daily living, or the failure to complete a task during testing. It's not generally applied to ...Read more


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What are the tests that a neurologist would do to check apraxia of speech for a 3 years old boy that has only a problem in his speech can say 10 words?

What are the tests that a neurologist would do to check apraxia of speech for a 3 years old boy that has only a problem in his speech can say 10 words?

A 3-year-old with: Expressive language ~ 15 mos. Needs a Brainstem Auditory Evoked Response, standardized testing both for Autistic Spectrum Disorder & of cognitive, social/adaptive, self-help, fine & gross motor, receptive & expressive language skills & genetic tests - Chromosomal Microarray & DNA Probe for Fragile X. Clinical findings show if other labs, EEG &/or MRI of the brain will help find the etiology. ...Read more

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What is dyspraxia?

What is dyspraxia?

Motor problems: Dyspraxia is a term for a wide array of motor coordination problems that are neurologically based, meaning that the deficits originate in the brain. The motor deficits can impact speech, fine motor, and/or gross motor skills. Dyspraxia can co-occur with other disabilities such as autism and adhd. It can be treated successfully with speech therapy, ot, and pt. ...Read more

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What is dyspraxia?

Dyspraxia: Developmental dyspraxia is a disorder characterized by an impairment in the ability to plan and carry out sensory and motor tasks. Generally, individuals with the disorder appear "out of sync" with their environment. Symptoms vary and may include poor balance and coordination, clumsiness, vision problems, perception difficulties, emotional and behavioral problems, difficulty with reading, writing, . ...Read more

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Has anyone heard of dyspraxia?

Yes: You should talk to your doctor about this and reasons about it. ...Read more

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What dr. Can I see for dyspraxia?

Occupational therapy: After you have diagnosed the cause of your dyspraxia, you might consider occupational therapy, which can be useful. ...Read more

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Is there any adults with dyspraxia?

Yes: Dyspraxia refers to trouble with motor planning and coordination. It starts in childhood and may get better with age but also may persist. It also can occur in adults as a result of brain trauma or stroke. ...Read more

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What can you tell me about dyspraxia?

What can you tell me about dyspraxia?

At what age & what: Type? Developmental Coordination Disorder impacts planning & execution of age-appropriate motor tasks. There can be difficulty performing single- or multi-step tasks, pronouncing words or recognizing spatial relationships, often + other neurodevelopmental disorders. Occupational & Physical Therapists evaluate & treat. See http://ncld. Org/types-learning-disabilities/dyspraxia/what-is-dyspraxia ...Read more

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How do I know exactly what is dyspraxia?

NeurologicalDisorder: Developmental dyspraxia, referred to as developmental coordination disorder (dcd), in the us and europe, is a chronic neurological disorder beginning in childhood that can affect planning of movements and coordination as a result of brain messages not being accurately transmitted to the body. ...Read more

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What is dyspraxia and how is it treated?

Coordination problem: Dyspraxia is a condition that is characterized by problems with movement and coordination and can affect individuals at varying degrees. This discoordination can also affect language but not intelligence. It is treated by occupational and speech and language therapists. ...Read more

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What are some of the symptoms of dyspraxia?

What are some of the symptoms of dyspraxia?

At what age & what: Type? Deficits in planning & executing movements can be visual-perceptual or visual-motor, impairing age-appropriate single- or multi-step fine motor tasks, & recognition of spatial relationships. If oral motor, speech, eating & drinking. Depending on the neurodevelopmental cause, occupational & speech therapy can help. See http://ncld. Org/types-learning-disabilities/dyspraxia/what-is-dyspraxia ...Read more

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Does dyspraxia lead to problems with spelling?

It should not: The term dyspraxia means a lack of smoothness in motor function. It may be difficult to write, but should not affect spelling. ...Read more

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How do I toilet train children with dyspraxia?

How do I toilet train children with dyspraxia?

See below: I'm assuming a child with dyspraxia has problems with movement, coordination, judgment, processing, memory and some other cognitive skills. Readiness is important-soft stool and taking advantage of the gastrocolic reflex-urination and stooling after a meal can allow physical modeling of sitting on a potty and alllowing the body to relax and release. Do not force-set up a routine and relax. ...Read more

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What is dyspraxia and how does it affect humans?

Clumsy and awkward: Dyspraxia is just a fancy way of describing someone who is clumsy and awkward. Most of us are born this way. Some develop symptoms due to trauma, infections, drug effects. For some it represents the symptoms of a underlying disease of the nervous system. Most of us need to practice and work hard to develop motor skills, but once we learn, we can do great things. It can be a cross to bear. ...Read more

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Need expert help here. What are the dyspraxia symptoms?

Many types: The symptoms of dyspraxia are primarily related to difficulties with a variety of fine motor skills. There are several forms, and the website below will hopefully provide clarification for you.

http://www. Ncld. Org/types-learning-disabilities/dyspraxia/what-is-dyspraxia ...Read more

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Need expert help here. What are the symptoms of dyspraxia?

At what age & what: Type? Developmental Coordination Disorder impacts planning & execution of age-appropriate motor tasks. There can be difficulty performing single- or multi-step tasks, pronouncing words or recognizing spatial relationships, often + other neurodevelopmental disorders. Occupational & Physical Therapists evaluate & treat. See http://ncld. Org/types-learning-disabilities/dyspraxia/what-is-dyspraxia ...Read more

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What's developmental dyspraxia?

Dyspraxia: Developmental dyspraxia is a disorder characterized by an impairment in the ability to plan and carry out sensory and motor tasks. Generally, individuals with the disorder appear "out of sync" with their environment. Symptoms vary and may include poor balance and coordination, clumsiness, vision problems, perception difficulties, emotional and behavioral problems, difficulty with reading, writing, . ...Read more

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Could I still have dyspraxia even if ok handwriting?

Dyspraxia: This is a pretty complicated question and requires a good assessment from a neuropsychologist. Here is a uk website that might help. Http://www. Dyspraxiafoundation. Org. Uk/services/dys_glance. Php. ...Read more